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Social Work

Kennesaw State University

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
12792 USD/year
12792 USD/year
3552 USD/year
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About

The Master of Social Work (MSW) program at the Kennesaw State University is designed to prepare students for entry-level professional practice in social work. Upon graduation, students are eligible to take the Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW) exam, and they may also pursue further clinical supervision requirements to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). 

Overview

The MSW program offers specializations in Children and Family Services and Behavioral Health Services, with a subspecialty in substance abuse. The KSU MSW program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education through February 2021.

The Master of Social Work program at Kennesaw State University offers a full time program of study with a focus in clinical practice.  Students may choose to focus on one of two specialization areas: 1) Children and Family Services, or 2) Behavioral Health Services. Students who select the Behavioral Health Services specialization can choose a sub-specialty in Addiction Treatment Services. 

Key Features 

  • The program consists of four academic semesters (two years) of 60 credit hours with 48 of these credit hours spent in the classroom and 12 in supervised field practicum sites located throughout the metropolitan Atlanta area.  
  • It should be noted that the MSW Program does not offer Advanced Standing.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Social Work Foundations: Diversity, Social Justice and Ethics
  • Social Work Practice 
  • Human Behavior in a Social Environment 
  • Foundation Internship/Integrative Seminar 
  • Social Welfare Policy and Services
  • Social Work Practice 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Graduate Application - There is a non-refundable $60 application fee.
  • Transcripts - Official transcripts from EACH College and/or University you have attended. Must be in a sealed envelope from the institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to ksugrad@kennesaw.edu.
  • Autobiographical Narrative - Can be uploaded into the online application. 
  • Resume (optional) - Can be uploaded into the online application.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation - Please use the online recommendation system within the Graduate Application. Recommendations should be academic or work related. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6396 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    12792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6396 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    3552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1776 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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